Search results for "Mental Health"

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Chronic pain program provides model for small practices

Practices participated in 2 CME-certified webinars on pain/mental health assessments and pain contracts/risk assessments and received access to educational resources, including patient education brochures, webinar recordings, quality improvement
November 2015

HIV comes of age as disease of mid-to-late life

Mental health symptoms, for example, are more common. Dr. Christoff said that he's become more aggressive in the last year or so about referring patients to psychologists when mental health
November 2011

Medicare pays for annual depression screening

who can facilitate and coordinate referrals for necessary mental health treatment. ... interactions with any mental health professional to whom a patient is referred.
March 2012

Expressive writing could help erase irritable bowel syndrome

of the perceived stigma of mental health treatment. ... Halpert. There is one patient population with which internists probably shouldn't run expressive writing experiments—those with severe mental health issues.“ If someone is suicidal, having them
October 2010

Who loses if Obamacare is repealed? Just about everyone

Some 60 million people suffer from such conditions. Under the ACA, mental health is an“ essential benefit” that insurers must cover to the same degree as they cover other medical care. ... The ACA also prohibits denials for people with pre-existing
February 2017

Facing depression in medical residency

To that end, residency programs adopt policies that separate trainees' mental health issues from their medical education. ... For instance, both of the University of Alabama's medical campuses direct depressed residents to mental health professionals who
April 2016

Taking a drink: what patients should know

C), and many types of cancer, as well as some mental health conditions such as anxiety or depression that can be exacerbated in some people who drink.“ For each individual, it ... Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2012. Klatsky AL.
January 2013

Scribes: A write way and a wrong way

Kamnetz, vice chair for clinical care in the department of family medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. ... Occasionally the patients requested that the scribe step out during a pelvic exam or if there was a mental
February 2012

Warnings for varenicline, bupropion; pacemaker recalled

A boxed warning for smoking cessation drugs varenicline (Chantix) and bupropion (Zyban, Wellbutrin) about the risk of serious mental health events, including changes in behavior, depressed mood, hostility and suicidal thoughts. ... A public health
September 2009

Lawmakers try to ‘script’ what doctors say

the patient's medical care or safety, or the safety of others.” That exception would enable some clinicians, such as mental health professionals or paramedics, to more routinely ask about gun ... Cooke said, pointing to the then-dire health and social
January 2012

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